Media

Sirius Logo

Sirius XM Delivers More Records With Earnings

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) has reported its first-quarter earnings results. Revenues rose by 11% to $998 million. Net income was $94 million, if you adjust for a Liberty ...
Read Full Story »
Outdoor Advertising

Lamar to Debut as REIT With Almost 5% Yield

Lamar Advertising Co. (NASDAQ: LAMR) has announced that the outdoor advertising and logo sign display company has received communication from the Internal Revenue Service regarding its plan to convert to ...
Read Full Story »
SupremeCourt

Aereo, Broadcasters Get Their Day in Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a case involving a start-up called Aereo on one side and virtually every major TV network and entertainment company producer on ...
Read Full Story »
SupremeCourt

Why Aereo’s Case Is So Important

In July of 2012, a New York court ruled that a TV-rebroadcasting start-up named Aereo did not violate copyright law by using its miniature antennas to capture over-the-air signals and ...
Read Full Story »
Comcast-Logo

Comcast Earnings Boosted by Olympics

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) reported first-quarter results before markets opened Tuesday. The cable operator posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.68 on revenues of $17.40 billion. In the same ...
Read Full Story »
NetflixBuilding2

Netflix Price Increase Will Help Amazon

No one knows how many new customers will come into the premium streaming video market in the next several years. It is already crowded with competition that includes Amazon.com Inc. ...
Read Full Story »
Netflix logo

Why the Netflix Price Hike Is So Different in 2014 vs. 2011

The big news around the camp fire is not just that Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) beat earnings this time around, nor is it just that the company's international subscriber growth ...
Read Full Story »
136843547

Netflix Gets Its Earnings Right, Even With a Price Hike

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is out with earnings for its first quarter. The streaming video giant ended its first quarter with more than 48 million global members, and it topped ...
Read Full Story »
Netflix

Earnings Preview for Netflix, and Chances of Apple Buyout

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is due to report earnings after the close of trading on Monday. With so many ponderings about whether Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) should just acquire Netflix ...
Read Full Story »
136843547

What Comcast Would Divest for Time Warner Deal

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) know they will have to part with some parts of the companies if the proposed merger is going to receive ...
Read Full Story »
twitter-bird-blue-on-white

Analyst Shows Why Twitter Shares May Have Bottomed

Sterne Agee's Arvind Bhatia has decided that enough is enough when it comes to the drop in shares of Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR). He has decided to raise his rating ...
Read Full Story »
80s tv set graphic

Pay TV Shows Troubling Subscriber Trends

The number of subscribers to pay-TV services dropped by about 588,000 in 2013, but that trend is set to reverse itself between 2014 and 2019, growing from about 101 million ...
Read Full Story »
Netflix logo

Netflix Payoff to Comcast Worked

In late February, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) reached an agreement with Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) for direct access to Comcast's network, with the goal of providing better quality video streaming ...
Read Full Story »
80s tv set graphic

Can Colbert Save ‘The Late Show’ After Letterman?

Late night TV is a very competitive business for eyeballs. On top of "The Tonight Show" and many other choices of live and nearly-live entertainment venues for your eyeballs, the ...
Read Full Story »
Chaparral_Supercell

As Weather Channel Retreats, Online Strength Important

The Weather Channel has finally returned to DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV). It does so with a measure of humiliation. The channel's management was forced to apologize for the "disruption of its service." ...
Read Full Story »